Welcome to the Class 5 page!

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We are really looking forward to helping you learn lots of exciting new skills. 


Things at school might seem a little different this year. Remember, we are here to listen and if you have any questions, we are happy to answer them.

Mrs O'Hagan

Poem of the Week - Family Friend Poems


Joseph Coelho is an interesting guy. He grew up in London and wrote his first poem when he was at secondary school. 


Why not have a go at writing your own 'If all the world were...' poem?

Gallery Open Neon Signs | NeonSign.com

Years 5 and 6 were inspired by the famous impressionist painter Claude Monet. They recreated his Poppy Fields near Argenteuil painting. We hope you enjoy browsing our gallery below.

Lest WE Forget New design: Amazon.co.uk: Garden & OutdoorsTo mark Armistice Day, Year 5 learnt John McCrae's infamous poem In Flanders Field. In the pictures below, you can see their beautifully handwritten transcriptions of this First World War classic.

Class Information

Teacher: Mrs O'Hagan                    

Meet the Teacher letter

Nurture, Cherish, Succeed - Physical EducationPE is every Thursday. From this year, all children must wear correct PE kit for school on their PE day.

Click on the Virtual Library below to explore loads of exciting texts celebrating diversity.

Homework | The Forest High SchoolHomework provides opportunities for children to practise key skills. At Hob Hill, there is an expectation that all children should complete the following activities on a regular basis:


Reading (daily)


Times table practise using Times Table Rockstars (daily)


Spelling practise for weekly spelling tests using Spelling Shed


Purple Mash has a wide variety of educational games to support learning as well as coding activities.

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Useful Links

Tips from the Department for Education

Recommended reading list for year 5

Author of the Month

April 2021

Katherine Rundell

     The Explorer By Katherine Rundell   


Virtual Author Visits to Y5

Friday 29th November - Humza Arshad

Meet Little Badman | BookTrust

Friday 27th November - Jamie Littler

Interview: Jamie Littler talks about Frostheart 2, Escape from Aurora! -  Fun Kids - the UK's children's radio station

Friday 4th December - Robin Stevens

Robin Stevens, author of Murder Most Unladylike, on how her main character  Daisy is coming out as a lesbian | BookTrust

Year 5 Recommended Reading

 How many of these awesome books can you read this year? 

Our first theme this year is Ancient Greece and we will be reading all about this famous man - Odysseus.

Click below to listen to the audio-book.


Audio-book: The Adventures of Odysseus

Gallery of Learning